#Africa

  • Article: New Heat-Proof Vaccine Could Literally Save 1,300 Lives a Day
    Health

    New Heat-Proof Vaccine Could Literally Save 1,300 Lives a Day

    By Meghan Werft| March 24, 2017

    This is a game-changer. Read more

  • Article: A Group of Africans Was Denied Entry to the US for a Summit on Africa's Economy
    Citizenship

    A Group of Africans Was Denied Entry to the US for a Summit on Africa's Economy

    By Joe McCarthy| March 20, 2017

    The image of the US as an open society is fading. Read more

  • Article: Starvation, Rape, & Abuse: African Migrants Say Detention Centers Are 'Living Hell Holes'
    Citizenship

    Starvation, Rape, & Abuse: African Migrants Say Detention Centers Are 'Living Hell Holes'

    By James O'Hare| March 1, 2017

    “They treat us like chickens. They beat us, they do not give us good water and good food.” Read more

  • Article: China Will End Ivory Trade This Year in a Big Win for Elephants
    Environment

    China Will End Ivory Trade This Year in a Big Win for Elephants

    By Colleen Curry| Jan. 3, 2017

    The population of African elephants has dwindled to a few hundred thousand. Read more

  • Article: FGM Banned in 300 West African Villages in Powerful Win for Women & Girls
    Girls & Women

    FGM Banned in 300 West African Villages in Powerful Win for Women & Girls

    By Colleen Curry| Dec. 21, 2016 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The practice is deeply tied to cultural beliefs. Read more

  • Article: On Twitter, #Nov8thAfricanEdition Flips the Script on the 2016 Election
    Citizenship

    On Twitter, #Nov8thAfricanEdition Flips the Script on the 2016 Election

    By Luca Powell| Oct. 21, 2016

    For many nations, this election's rhetoric is all too familiar. Read more

  • Article: Former Traditional Birth Attendants Are Saving Mothers and Babies in Sierra Leone
    Girls & Women

    Former Traditional Birth Attendants Are Saving Mothers and Babies in Sierra Leone

    Sept. 5, 2016 |Concern Worldwide

    A rebirth for traditional birth attendants. Read more

  • Article: 4 Refugee Crises You Aren't Hearing About
    Citizenship

    4 Refugee Crises You Aren't Hearing About

    Aug. 17, 2016 |Concern Worldwide

    Stories of four people swept up in forgotten crises. Read more